REQUIREMENTS FOR LOCAL COMPANY REGISTRATION IN KENYA

REQUIREMENTS FOR LOCAL COMPANY REGISTRATION IN KENYA

  • Proposed five Company names for name search and reservation (Form CR14) – The name should be unique and not similar to any existing company name.
  • Objectives of the Company – Business activities the Company will undertake
  • Names of all Shareholders in full
  • Names of all Directors in full (If Directors are different from shareholders)
  • Number of shares to be held by each Shareholder
  • Physical address of the Company (includes LR No or Plot No, Street or Road name, Town name and County) – If you don’t have a business premises you can use your home address then make changes later once your secure business premises
  • P.o Box, Email address and Telephone number of Shareholders and Directors
  • Correctly completed Company Registration Form (Form CR1)
  • Memorandum for the Company – One can be prepared or the model memorandum for a limited company (Form CR2) can be adopted
  • Articles of Association – Ones provided for in Company Regulations can be adopted
  • Statement of Nominal Capital
  • A copy of National ID and KRA Pin certificate of each Director
  • Recent coloured passport sized photo of each Director
  • Notification of each Director’s residential address (Form CR8)
  • Private companies with a paid-up nominal capital of Ksh. 5,000,000 are required to have a company secretary.
  • E-citizen for one proposed director